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Reference : HE 17

Author(s) : Erinoso S. M. & D. O. Aworinde
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of some medicinal plants used in traditional health care in Abeokuta areas of Ogun State, Nigeria African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(18), pp. 1352-1362, 15 May, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp/PDF/pdf2012/15%20May/Erinoso%20and%20Aworinde.pdf
Reference HE 17 has information about 63 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Abrus precatorius, leaves / bark of Alstonia boonei, fruit of Cocos nucifera, seeds of Garcinia kola, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily
H(051x) yellow fever, H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves of Abrus precatorius of Newbouldia laevis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : oju ologbo
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(046) measles / chickenpox, decoction of leaves of Aframomum melegueta, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily for 2 week
H(078) cancer, grinding fruit of Aframomum melegueta, roots of Citrus aurantifolia, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica, wash affected parts 2 times daily.
H(094) haemorrhoid/pile, decoction of fruit of Aframomum melegueta, a bulb of Allium sativum, ONS. of Monodora myristica, stem bark of Rauwolfia vomitoria, stem bark of Rauwolfia vomitoria, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily till haemorrhoid disappears
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : atare
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin infections, infusion of leaves of Ageratum conyzoides, extract applied to affected part.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : imi esu
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, mixture of bulb of Allium cepa, root / bark of Garcinia kola, rhizome of Zingiber officinale + pure honey, take mixture 2 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : alubosa
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(113)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoid/pile, decoction of fruit of Aframomum melegueta, a bulb of Allium sativum, ONS. of Monodora myristica, stem bark of Rauwolfia vomitoria, stem bark of Rauwolfia vomitoria, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily till haemorrhoid disappears
H(113) rheumatism, paste of leaves of Cassia fistula of bulb of Allium sativum, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ayu
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Abrus precatorius, leaves / bark of Alstonia boonei, fruit of Cocos nucifera, seeds of Garcinia kola, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ahun
Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex DC.
Official name : Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex DC.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, infusion of leaves of Alternanthera sessalis, extract applied to affected parts.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : sajeje
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, decoction of fruit of Ananas comosus, fruit/seed of Carica papaya, VO. a cup-full 2 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ope oyinbo
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, grinding / solution of seeds of Arachis hypogea in alcohol, VO. less than a cup-full taken 2-3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : epa
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves and barks of Azadirachta indica, VO. 2-3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : dongoyaro
Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl.
Official name : Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(100)
Recipes : H(046) measles / chickenpox, decoction of leaves of Bambusa vulgaris, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily
H(100) gonorrhea / syphillis, infusion of leaves of Bambusa vulgaris, extract VO. 2 times daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : oparun
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), stem bark of Bridelia ferruginea, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ira
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, fluid from burnt leaves of Bryophillum pinnatum is taken orally
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : abamoda
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles / chickenpox, decoction of ONS. of Cajanus cajan, VO. less than a cup 3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, decoction of leaves of Calotropis procera, seeds of Garcinia kola, fruit of Kigelia africana, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica extract from fermented maize, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : bomubomu
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(082), H(107), H(151)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of fruit/seed of Carica papaya, VO. 2-3 times daily
H(082) asthma, decoction of fruit of Ananas comosus, fruit/seed of Carica papaya, VO. a cup-full 2 times daily
H(107) typhoid, infusion of fruit/seed of Carica papaya, filtrate, VO. 2 times daily
H(151) hypertension, decoction of fruit/seed of Carica papaya, VO. A cup full 2-3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ibepe
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin infection, infusion ONS. of Cassia alata, extract applied to affected part
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia fistula L.
Official name : Cassia fistula L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Cassia fistula + snail meat, made a soup, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, paste of leaves of Cassia fistula of bulb of Allium sativum, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : aridan toro
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), leaves of Cassia obtusifolia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ako ire
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, decoction of leaves of Newbouldia laevis, ONS of Cassytha filiformis, VO. a cup-full 2-3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Official name : Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eupatorium odoratum L.
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, infusion of leaves of Chromolaena odorata of Ocimum gratissimum, extract VO. 2 times daily
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Chromolaena odorata, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : akintola taku
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), fruits of Citrus paradisiaca (Citrus paradisi), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : grepu
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, juice of fruit of Citrus sinensis taken orally
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : osan mimu
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) boil, wash boil every morning with the juice of fruit of Citrus aurantifolia till it disappears.
H(078) cancer, decoction of juice of fruit of Citrus aurantifolia, stem bark of Morinda lucida, leaves of Nymphaea lotus, leaves of Pistia stratiotes, crushed stem of Saccharum officinarium, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica + palm oil, VO. half a cup, morning and night.
H(078) cancer, grinding fruit of Aframomum melegueta, roots of Citrus aurantifolia, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica, wash affected parts 2 times daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : osan wewe
Citrus medica L.
Official name : Citrus medica L.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), fruits of Citrus medica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : osan ijaganyin
Cocos nucifera L.
Official name : Cocos nucifera L.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Abrus precatorius, leaves / bark of Alstonia boonei, fruit of Cocos nucifera, seeds of Garcinia kola, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : agbon
Combretum bracteatum (M.A.Lawson) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Combretum bracteatum (M.A.Lawson) Engl. & Diels
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, decoction / steeping of leaves of Combretum bracteatum, seeds of Garcinia kola, decoction / maceration of VO. a cup-full 3 times daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ogan dudu
Corchorus olitorius L.
Official name : Corchorus olitorius L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, leaves of Corchorus olitorius + pure honey, take mixture 2 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ewedu
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051x), H(126)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, H(126) jaundice, infusion of leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, juice taken orally
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ewe tea
Euphorbia heterophylla L.
Official name : Euphorbia heterophylla L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin infection, grinding leaves of Euphorbia heterophylla, grains of Sorghum bicolor, the powder is applied to affected part.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, decoction of leaves of Euphorbia hirta, take the decoction 2-3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : emi ile / egele
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013) boil, grinding leaves of Ficus exasperata applied directly to boil
H(013) skin infections, leaf used to scratch itching or affected parts of the body.
H(014) ringworm, leaf is used to scratch affected part.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ewe epin
Garcinia kola Heckel
Official name : Garcinia kola Heckel
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(078), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) cough, seeds of Garcinia kola are eaten.
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Abrus precatorius, leaves / bark of Alstonia boonei, fruit of Cocos nucifera, seeds of Garcinia kola, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily
H(078) cancer, decoction of leaves of Calotropis procera, seeds of Garcinia kola, fruit of Kigelia africana, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica extract from fermented maize, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily.
H(082) asthma, mixture of bulb of Allium cepa, root / bark of Garcinia kola, rhizome of Zingiber officinale + pure honey, take mixture 2 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : orogbo
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea / syphillis, seeds of Jatropha curcas are burnt and eaten
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : botuje funfun
Khaya grandifoliola C. DC.
Official name : Khaya grandifoliola C. DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), stem bark of Khaya grandifolia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : oganwo
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, decoction of leaves of Calotropis procera, seeds of Garcinia kola, fruit of Kigelia africana, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica extract from fermented maize, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : pandoro
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(051x), H(126)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves / bark of Mangifera indica, root of Piliostigma thonningii, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : mangoro
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), leaves of Manihot esculentum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : gbaguda
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(094), H(171)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, infusion of leaves of Momordica charantia, extracts applied to affected part
H(051) paludism, infusion of leaves of Momordica charantia squeezed and taken orally
H(094) haemorrhoid / pile, decoction of leaves of Momordica charantia of Ocimum gratissimum + salt, VO. a cup-full 2-3 times daily
H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Momordica charantia, root / leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, VO. a cup-full 2-3 times daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ejirin wewe
Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Official name : Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoid/pile, decoction of fruit of Aframomum melegueta, a bulb of Allium sativum, ONS. of Monodora myristica, stem bark of Rauwolfia vomitoria, stem bark of Rauwolfia vomitoria, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily till haemorrhoid disappears
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, decoction of juice of fruit of Citrus aurantifolia, stem bark of Morinda lucida, leaves of Nymphaea lotus, leaves of Pistia stratiotes, crushed stem of Saccharum officinarium, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica + palm oil, VO. half a cup, morning and night.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : oruwo
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoid / pile, mixture of fruits of Musa paradisiaca + palm oil, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ogede agbagba
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, ashes from burnt leaves of Musa sapientum are used to rub the affected parts.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ogede paranta
Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name : Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus russeggeri Schweinf. , Sarcocephalus latifolius (Smith) Bruce , Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Symptoms : H(051x)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, H(126) jaundice, decoction of roots of Nauclea latifolia, VO. a cup-full daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : egbesi
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051x), H(126), H(151)
Recipes : H(037) cough, infusion of leaves of Newbouldia laevis, VO.
H(051x) yellow fever, H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves of Abrus precatorius of Newbouldia laevis, VO.
H(151) hypertension, decoction of leaves of Newbouldia laevis, ONS of Cassytha filiformis, VO. a cup-full 2-3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : akoko
Nymphaea lotus L.
Official name : Nymphaea lotus L.
Family : Nymphaeaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, decoction of juice of fruit of Citrus aurantifolia, stem bark of Morinda lucida, leaves of Nymphaea lotus, leaves of Pistia stratiotes, crushed stem of Saccharum officinarium, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica + palm oil, VO. half a cup, morning and night.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : osibata
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(107)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, infusion of leaves of Chromolaena odorata of Ocimum gratissimum, extract VO. 2 times daily
H(107) typhoid, infusion of leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, extract VO. 2 times daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : efinrin
Parquetina nigrescens (Afzel.) Bullock
Official name : Parquetina nigrescens (Afzel.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Parquetina gabonica Baill.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves of Parquetina nigrescens, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ogbo
Petiveria alliacea L.
Official name : Petiveria alliacea L.
Family : Pytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), stem bark of Petiveria alliacea, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : awopa
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(051x), H(126), H(171)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves / bark of Mangifera indica, root of Piliostigma thonningii, VO.
H(171) diabetes, decoction of roots of Terminalia catappa, leaves and seeds of Piliostigma thonningii, VO.3 times daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : abafe
Pistia stratiotes L.
Official name : Pistia stratiotes L.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, decoction of juice of fruit of Citrus aurantifolia, stem bark of Morinda lucida, leaves of Nymphaea lotus, leaves of Pistia stratiotes, crushed stem of Saccharum officinarium, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica + palm oil, VO. half a cup, morning and night.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : oju oro
Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.
Official name : Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoctiuon of stem bark of Prosopis africana, VO. 2 times daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ayan
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoid / pile, decoction of fruit of Aframomum melegueta, a bulb of Allium sativum, ONS. of Monodora myristica, stem bark of Rauwolfia vomitoria, stem bark of Rauwolfia vomitoria, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily till haemorrhoid disappears
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : asofeyeje
Saccharum officinarum L.
Official name : Saccharum officinarum L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, decoction of juice of fruit of Citrus aurantifolia, stem bark of Morinda lucida, leaves of Nymphaea lotus, leaves of Pistia stratiotes, crushed stem of Saccharum officinarium, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica + palm oil, VO. half a cup, morning and night.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ieke
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin infection, grinding leaves of Euphorbia heterophylla, grains of Sorghum bicolor, the powder is applied to affected part.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : esekotu
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Official name : Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Holcus bicolor L. , Sorghum vulgare subsp. durra (Forssk.) Maire & Weiller
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), leaves / seeds of Sorghum bicolor, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : oka baba
Sterculia setigera Del.
Official name : Sterculia setigera Del.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia tomentosa Guill. & Perr.
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(000), stem bark of Sterculia setigera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : osa awere
Talinum triangulare (Jacq.) Willd.
Official name : Talinum triangulare (Jacq.) Willd.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boil, apply paste of grindig leaves of Talinum triangulare + potash to boil until it disappears.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : gbure
Terminalia catappa L.
Official name : Terminalia catappa L.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of roots of Terminalia catappa, leaves and seeds of Piliostigma thonningii, VO.3 times daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : igi furutu
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(051), H(151)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(151) hypertension, infusion of root / leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, extracts taken 2 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ewuro
Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Official name : Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), seeds of Vigna unguiculata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ewa funfun
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) boil, apply paste of leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica with white chalk
H(078) cancer, decoction of juice of fruit of Citrus aurantifolia, stem bark of Morinda lucida, leaves of Nymphaea lotus, leaves of Pistia stratiotes, crushed stem of Saccharum officinarium, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica + palm oil, VO. half a cup, morning and night.
H(078) cancer, decoction of leaves of Calotropis procera, seeds of Garcinia kola, fruit of Kigelia africana, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica extract from fermented maize, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily.
H(078) cancer, grinding fruit of Aframomum melegueta, roots of Citrus aurantifolia, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica, wash affected parts 2 times daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : eru
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, mixture of bulb of Allium cepa, root / bark of Garcinia kola, rhizome of Zingiber officinale + pure honey, take mixture 2 times daily
H(107) typhoid, rhizome of Zingiber officinale eaten once daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ginija / atale